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Robert Browning's Book and a Moment of Friendship

In 1860 the English poet, Robert Browning (1812-1889) received a book as a gift from his friend and fellow author, Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864), who was also friends with the novelist Charles Dickens, the poet Robert Southey, and others.  1,007 more words

Tasting Notes: Provenance: Dailuaine: 10 Year: Single Cask

Provenance: Dailuaine: 10 Year: Single Cask (Scottish Speyside Single Malt Whisky: 10 Years: 46% ABV)

Visual: Grain to gold.

Viscosity: Fast thick streaks.

Nose: Jelly babies. 412 more words


Where has my travelling trunk been?

I was cleaning the bedroom (yeah exciting) and actually read the label on one of the travel trunks that form my furniture.

Cunard Line. Dr & Mrs Howard.  120 more words


A 17th Century Handheld Library

All of us have become accustomed in the 21st century to holding libraries in our hands on a regular basis.  People walk around routinely with music libraries on their ipods, photo libraries on their phones, and e-book libraries on their tablets and e-readers.  1,318 more words

Talisker ‘Young & Feisty’ Provenance

Bought – Whisky Galore, 24th June 2014

86/100 – Whiskybase (average from 3 reviewers)

I’m a big fan of Talisker but, as a whisky collector I’m keen to get as much variety for my buck. 183 more words

Single Malt

Book marks

Last month, we shared the fruits of this year’s graduate trainee project on provenance evidence in the Fellows’ Library, compiling information on five important seventeenth-century book owners and the characteristic marks they made in their books. 140 more words

Fellows' Library

ESIP Summer Meeting 2014

A little late getting this one out. Busy catching up after the conference to the work I didn’t get to during the conference, then had a week long vacation, and then a week to catch up after vacation to the work I didn’t get done during vacation. 1,449 more words